Friday, 30 September 2011

New Player Sprite

Iv been trying to get the style right for the player for a while now, doing the art in a pixel style opens a lot of doors and closes others. First i had the player i posted a while ago, it was ok but nothing special. Then i had a few more designs that looked good as the basic template, but when i started developing them they didn't feel right. Finally i came up with this design. The little cave man character, he's interesting and original. i will probably add a few more clothes for him or a lot more if we implement customisable characters.


Thursday, 29 September 2011

Pipe update

Hello! It's a pipe update! Arctic just made few new pipes. The first two are curved regular pipes, that will be used to connect with straight regular pipes, and create something amazing...

The second one is a powered pipe, upper image is a powered pipe in OFF position. The second one is showing the ON powered pipe. How they will be used? It's easy, they will be needed for pumping out the water,oil and other liquids, especially if you want them on the surface.


Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Showing up some new stuff

Hello! Arctic just made a two new things for our game. The upper one is the iron one, which will be found under ground, will be used for making weapons and tools, maybe for something new...

The second one is a pipe, it will be used for transporting oil, water and other liquids.
They will be also automatically turnable, so if you put two pipes near, they will connect and if needed turn.


Revealing new minerals!

Hello! I would really like to show yo ua two new minerals: Silver and Coal . Silver will be probably used for crafting weapons and tools. Coal - useful for furnace, and maybe vehicles...

Thanks to arctic, for creating those amazing minerals!


Tuesday, 27 September 2011


Jordan was working on a new mineral , diamond, we decided to release it for a public opinion. It will be encountered, very deep, under the ground. One of the rare stuff in "Back to Basics". Take a look, and post your opinions, we really appreciate it!

I will soon add a "Current look"- image showing the current look the game, using many items, that are currently done. And a book for ideas, wait for updates guys.

Sunday, 25 September 2011


Here are 2 new minerals i created, Gold and Quartz. There are around anothers 3 to come so stay tuned. My personal favourite is the gold and i hope you like it to.

Saturday, 24 September 2011

Copper Block

This is the recently completed copper block. most likely going to be a common block and found not to far down. There are about 5 more minerals coming and plenty of other blocks and items coming, so look forward to see them sometime soon.


Possible Player?..

Iv been playing around with the look of the character for some time and this is one of the results. At the moment he stands just short of a block (50x50 pixels) and isn't animated. iv also been thinking about character customisation, but i will have to speak to the programmer about that. What do you think?


Here are a few blocks that are currently completed. A few are 2nd editions or 2.o's of there predecessors' and have been created in a clean pixel style. The blocks are 50x50 pixels and are just a small fraction of what is coming. As you can see there are 3 sizes of leaves, i added these for variation i the single tree and for all the trees that will be imputed. I plan on having a few set styles for trees that the terrain will randomly pick form an place, so fingers crossed for that.


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